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ID number:  BIRBI-B1627
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Istanbul 1966 Hoard
Maker:  Tiberius II; Constantinople
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  578-582
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.60
Weight (g):  1.42
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1547. A.H. Baldwin 9th July 1966, "From Istanbul."
BIRBI-B1627.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Tiberius facing r., wearing diadem, paludamentum. Reverse: Cross potent.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: o m COSTAN TIN VSPPAI (Our lord Constantine). Reverse: ЧICTOR TIbЄRIAЧS (Victorious Tiberius Augustus). Mint Mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  MIB II 9b

Notes:  Gauge mark and crack in obverse.

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Tiberius II
Byzantine

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Istanbul 1966 Hoard



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Whitting, Philip David
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